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Can the U.S. Halve Food Waste By 2030?

In 2015, the U.S. government targeted a national 50 percent food waste reduction by 2030, its first national food waste goal. Is it…

Low-Hanging Fruit? Practical Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Low hanging fruit might not be the ripest. Just in time for the holiday season, here are some tips for getting the best…

RECAP: #FoodWaste3p w/ Whirlpool Corp., NRDC, Blue Apron & Zero Percent

On the heels of World Food Day, we discussed the critical issue of food waste, and the ways the public sector can drive…

A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…

NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the…

Shell Seeks 5 More Years for Arctic Drilling

Despite spending eight years and $6 billion — with no oil production to show for its efforts — Shell Oil is asking the…

Hundreds of USDA Violations Linked to Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak

Consumers have the NRDC to thank for the latest disclosure on Foster Farms' salmonella outbreak - if they have the stomach to read…

Could a Carbon Tax Cut Down on Corporate Inversions?

Marc Hafstead of the nonpartisan think tank Resources for the Future, along with Lawrence Goulder of Stanford University, have come up with an…

Target Pushes ‘Long-Term Value’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

"It’s about making sure the partnerships we take, the processes we follow and the products we sell are helping us create long-term value…

GM’s 2013 Sustainability Report: Connecting to What’s Important

TriplePundit spoke with David Tulauskas, GM’s director of sustainability, about the company's 2013 Sustainability Report.

EPA Power Plant Rules Could Cut Carbon Pollution More Than Expected

The EPA's impending carbon rules for existing power plants could achieve even greater reductions than previously thought — and at less cost, according…

With New NBA Finals Format Comes a Higher Carbon Cost

The new NBA Finals format will mean more travel and a more significant carbon footprint, emitting several tons of CO₂e into the atmosphere.

Leveraging the Love of Sports to Drive Sustainability

Over half of all Americans identify as sports fans, putting the sports industry in a good position to implement and benefit from sustainability…

Is There a Business Case for Selling Ugly Fruit and Vegetables?

When was the last time you bought ugly fruit or vegetables? A misshapen cucumber, a deformed carrot, or a discolored zucchini? You probably…

No Beer, No Cheer: Small Brewers Push to Defend Clean Water Act

The NRDC so far has signed up almost two dozen craft beer breweries to ensure local water supplies across the country remain clean.